2018 – December Releases

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ANTI-CATHOLIC JOKES STILL OKAY

By |2018-12-14T19:37:10+00:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the way anti-Catholic jokes are being received today: Ask any comedian how he feels today about telling jokes about certain protected classes of people—gays being the most protected—and he will confess what a minefield it is trying not to offend the politically correct police. But the sensitivity cops still [...]

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NATIVITY SCENE ERECTED IN CENTRAL PARK

By |2018-12-12T19:08:48+00:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the legality of nativity scenes on public property: Can religious symbols be displayed on public property? Yes, but it is a qualified yes. Today, the Catholic League erected a life-size nativity scene in Central Park, on a piece of public property in front of the Plaza Hotel, between 58th [...]

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MEDIA POLITICS EXPLAIN POPE COVERAGE

By |2018-12-11T21:55:04+00:00December 11th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on recent news reports on Pope Francis: A cardinal holds a beatification ceremony in Algeria for 19 monks, nuns and other Catholics who were killed during Algeria's civil war in the 1990s. Pope Francis addresses an international conference celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights wherein [...]

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SCRIBBLING SCREWBALL RIPS BISHOP THOMAS TOBIN

By |2018-12-10T21:20:31+00:00December 10th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a critic of Providence, Rhode Island Bishop Thomas Tobin: A screwball is loose at the Providence Journal, but she doesn't work in the office. Indeed, she doesn't live in Rhode Island. She splits her time between Florida and Italy. So why is she scribbling a monthly column for the [...]

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BANNING CHRISTMAS IN THE SCHOOLS

By |2018-12-10T18:09:12+00:00December 10th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on attempts to ban Christmas in the public schools: There is much ignorance about the state of the constitutional law as it applies to Christmas celebrations in the public schools. To cut to the quick—they are permitted. A Christmas play by the Minden Junior Service League, performed at Minden High [...]

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FLAGRANT BIAS AT TWO LEADING NEWSPAPERS

By |2018-12-10T14:45:22+00:00December 7th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how two leading newspapers are misleading their readers: A prominent man is found guilty in court and the story is covered by the major media. His conviction is later overturned. Fairness dictates that those media outlets that carried the first story should carry the second one as well. This [...]

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DNC CHAIR SAYS CHRISTIANS ARE STUPID

By |2018-12-10T14:45:13+00:00December 7th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on remarks made yesterday by the chairman of the Democratic National Committee: DNC Chairman Tom Perez has a problem with Christians. He thinks they are stupid. Speaking on December 6 at a liberal gathering in Washington, D.C., Perez appeared unhinged as he delivered a whining speech over the inability of [...]

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BOSTON GLOBE REJECTS REQUEST FOR DATA

By |2018-12-07T13:22:17+00:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on his recent dealings with Boston Globe officials: On November 4, there was a front-page story in the Boston Globe alleging that more than 130 bishops, or about a third of those still living, have been accused of "failing to adequately respond to sexual misconduct in their dioceses." The news [...]

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REMEMBERING GEORGE H.W. BUSH

By |2018-12-06T13:26:23+00:00December 5th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue recalls his memories of the late President George H.W. Bush: During the 1988 presidential campaign, I was a Bradley Resident Scholar at The Heritage Foundation. My first book, The Politics of the American Civil Liberties Union, published in 1985, was the magnet that landed me the job. It was also a [...]

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RELIGIOUS LIBERTY V. THE WALL

By |2018-12-06T13:26:17+00:00December 5th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a controversy over the First Amendment and national security: Building a wall to protect our borders is a legitimate national security issue, but it should not be done at the expense of religious liberty. To be sure, no right is absolute, and that means that government seizure of church [...]

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